Masterful psychological thriller about a young woman who marries a rich and handsome man after a whirlwind romance but finds that his household is obsessed with the memory of his dead first wife, Rebecca. She finds the hostile behaviour of the housekeeper particularly upsetting - until she makes a discovery that shows Rebecca in a different light.
Based on a novel by Daphne du Maurier, the film won a Best Picture Oscar.
|Maxim de Winter||Laurence Olivier|
|Mrs de Winter||Joan Fontaine|
|Jack Favell||George Sanders|
|Mrs Danvers||Judith Anderson|
|Beatrice Lacy||Gladys Cooper|
|Major Giles Lacey||Nigel Bruce|
|Frank Crawley||Reginald Denny|
|Colonel Julyan||C Aubrey Smith|
|Mrs Van Hopper||Florence Bates|
|Dr Baker||Leo G Carroll|
|Producer||David O Selznick|
|Writer||Robert E Sherwood|
|Author||Daphne du Maurier|